When Congress enacted “Foundations for Evidence-based Policymaking,” the legislation ushered in a new era of using rigorous evidence to inform program management and funding decisions. This session will explore this new law, what it requires and how some agencies leverage it.
1) Requirements of the Foundations for Evidence-based Policymaking Act, 3) How the Administration is driving the new law's requirements, 2) Best practices in evidence-based policymaking in use across the federal government,3) What constitutes rigorous evidence
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration, AGA Past National President,
U.S. Department of Commerce